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“Tablescapes”: Royal Crown Derby’s “Mikado”

I recently discovered this wonderful pattern at a tabletop market.  I can’t believe the range of colors in this pattern…Blue, Cantaloupe, Lavender, Lime, Pink, Taupe and Turquoise! Image-Devine Corp Image-Devine Corp Reputed to have originally been used by English romantic … Continue reading

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“Inspiring People”: Our First Person…Emily Phillips!

As many of you know, I often do posts on Inspiring Images.  Recently, I have come to know someone who inspired me to do our first INSPIRING PEOPLE  blog post.  This introduction came about as a comment on the blog … Continue reading

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“Shades of Blue”: Chinese Bouquet Black Sapphire

There never seems to be an end to blue and white “china envy” for me.  Each time I see a new china pattern, I am thinking…where at Chestnut Cottage could I possibly store a few pieces of this pattern?!?! And … Continue reading

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“Kathryn’s Classics”: Black and White For the Table!

For those of you who know me, you know that my wardrobe is black and white or white and black!  On rare occasions, I might add an accent of a beautiful “blue based” red or perhaps aquamarine.  So it should … Continue reading

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A Lovely Blanket of White at Chestnut Cottage!

All winter, I have been wishing for a big snow at Chestnut Cottage.  One that I would actually be at home to enjoy!  Week before last, I was in Atlanta for the big snow mess, and longed to be at … Continue reading

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